The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Mac OS X skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mac OS X over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Apple Mac OS X
London / City of London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 157 147 178
Rank change year-on-year -10 +31  
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 7 16 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.21% 0.47% 0.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.07% 2.15% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 18
Median daily rate £425 £333 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.81% +6.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £140 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £426 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £455 £375
% change year-on-year +4.39% +21.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year - -9.67%  

Mac OS X is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 657 744 1158
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 19.88% 21.97% 20.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 515 617 894
Median daily rate £450 £463 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.70% +15.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £573
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 21 52
Median hourly rate £21.25 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £169.75 £22.00 £35.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -11.42% +6.06%  

Mac OS X
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Mac OS X as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Mac OS X in the City of London

Mac OS X
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Mac OS X in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Mac OS X in the City of London

Mac OS X
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mac OS X in the City of London over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mac OS X in the City of London

Mac OS X
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mac OS X in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mac OS X in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Mac OS X also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Mac OS X.

1 5 (55.56%) Linux
1 5 (55.56%) Configuration Management
2 4 (44.44%) Unix
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) VPN
3 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) Blog
3 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (33.33%) Skype for Business
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (33.33%) DevOps
3 3 (33.33%) Skype
4 2 (22.22%) Line Management
4 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
4 2 (22.22%) Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) Unified Communications
4 2 (22.22%) Process Improvement
4 2 (22.22%) Mac OS
4 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
4 2 (22.22%) SCCM
4 2 (22.22%) Wireshark
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
4 2 (22.22%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) Google
4 2 (22.22%) Apple
4 2 (22.22%) Data Mining

Mac OS X
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) Skype for Business
2 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
3 1 (11.11%) Apache Solr
3 1 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (11.11%) GitHub
2 1 (11.11%) Google App Engine
2 1 (11.11%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Skype
1 3 (33.33%) VPN
2 2 (22.22%) Unified Communications
2 2 (22.22%) Wireshark
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) IP Telephony
3 1 (11.11%) LAN
3 1 (11.11%) VoIP
3 1 (11.11%) WAN
3 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Data Mining
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
1 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) Grunt
2 1 (11.11%) gulp
2 1 (11.11%) Jasmine
2 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 1 (11.11%) Mocha
2 1 (11.11%) Sinon.JS
2 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (11.11%) Digital Economy
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Developer
1 2 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Service Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) AWS DevOps
2 1 (11.11%) Azure Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Azure DevOps
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
2 1 (11.11%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
1 1 (11.11%) DOM
1 1 (11.11%) Express
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) Middleware
1 1 (11.11%) Node.js
1 1 (11.11%) React
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Unix
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) Mac OS
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
4 1 (11.11%) Android
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Configuration Management
2 3 (33.33%) DevOps
3 2 (22.22%) Analytics
3 2 (22.22%) Data Cleansing
3 2 (22.22%) ETL
3 2 (22.22%) Line Management
3 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
3 2 (22.22%) Process Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) BDD
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) Kanban
4 1 (11.11%) MVC
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 1 (11.11%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
1 2 (22.22%) Python
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 1 (11.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) CCNP
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Apple
2 2 (22.22%) Google
3 1 (11.11%) Altiris
3 1 (11.11%) Avaya
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) Palo Alto
3 1 (11.11%) Riverbed
3 1 (11.11%) Symantec